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Salt Tolerance Databases: Fiber, Grain, and Special Crops, USDA-ARS Salinity Laboratory

Abstract: This database contains salinity tolerance information for a variety
of fiber, grain, and special crops. The information was compiled from
a variety of studies and the data serve only as guidelines to relative
tolerances. Absolute tolerances vary, depending upon local conditions.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Salt tolerance Databases: Fiber, Grain, and Special Crops
Dataset Release Date: 1990-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Riverside, California
Dataset Publisher: USDA-Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Salinity Laboratory
Version: Not provided
Data Presentation Form: Tabular
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Quality These data are averages based on a variety of experiments. They
should be used only as a guideline to relative tolerances. Absolute
tolerance will vary based upon local conditions. More Detailed quality
information for specific species is available with the actual data
Access Constraints None - Available online
Use Constraints use only as relative tolerances
Data Center
U.S. Salinity Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (909)369-4815
Phone: (909)369-4834
Fax: 909-342-4963
Email: mshannon at
Contact Address:
U.S. Salinity Laboratory, USDA, ARS
450 Big Springs Road
City: Riverside
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 92507-4617
Country: USA
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at
Contact Address:
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-08-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12